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Lady Antebellum, John Legend To Sing Anthem At World Series

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Recording artist John Legend performs at 'A Lifeline in the Night: A Benefit for Pakistan Flood Relief' at the Boom Boom Room on October 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Recording artist John Legend performs at ‘A Lifeline in the Night: A Benefit for Pakistan Flood Relief’ at the Boom Boom Room on October 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Country, R&B and pop sounds will take the field at the 2010 World Series.

Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that soul singer John Legend will perform the national anthem on Wednesday at Game 1 of the series between the San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers.

Country trio Lady Antebellum is set to perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Thursday at Game 2. Games 1 and 2 will take place in San Francisco.

On Saturday at Game 3 in Arlington, Texas, pop singer and former “American Idol” champion Kelly Clarkson will sing the anthem. Texas is her home state.

Game 3 is scheduled to begin a few minutes before 7 p.m. EST, the earliest start for a World Series game in more than 20 years.

(© CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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